This NPR interview by Jacob Ganz asks McGill Professor Jonathan Sterne about his book "MP3: The Meaning of a Format". The interview covers the topics discussed in the book, and the development of the MP3 format and its effects on music.
Professor Jonathan Sterne's "MP3: The Meaning of a Format" is discussed with regards to the more technical components of the evolution of MP3s and the music industry. This Wall Street Journal briefly discusses the evolution on encoding and its effects on the industry as a whole.
A review of Professor Jonathan Sterne's works "MP3: The Meaning of a Format" has appeared in Slate magazine. The review discusses Strene's views on the MP3's development from it's age old conception to a part of the natural landscape of media.